Headquarters: Indianapolis

Top management: David Simon, chairman and chief executive

Market position: Simon is the nation's No. 1 shopping mall operator and owner. The company owns or has interest in 382 properties worldwide, including regional malls and outlet centers.

Employees: More than 5,000

Most recent quarterly results

Bottom line: Earned $91.5 million, off 37% from prior-year period

Revenue: $1.03 billion, flat from prior-year quarter


Headquarters: Chicago

Top management: John Bucksbaum, chairman; Adam Metz, CEO

Market position: General Growth is the nation's No. 2 shopping mall operator. The company owns or manages 200 malls in 44 states. It also owns master planned communities in three states.

Employees: About 3,500

Most recent quarterly results

Bottom line: Lost about $118 million vs. a loss of about $21 million in the prior-year quarter

Revenue: $761 million, down from about $815 million

Associated Press